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His father Predrag talked with 24Sata about his son. “There is not only Efes in the game. The other options are still Barcelona and Real Madrid” said Predrag to 24Sata. “If Lorbek and Nachbar leaves Barcelona and if Mirotic leaves Real Madrid, they will make rook for Darius” added the father of the player. “I think Dario should play in Europe two more season. He has to play. If he goes to this big club without guaranteed playing time, then it is better to stay with Cibona” ended Predrag. Sportando

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However, Barcelona and Papanikolaou himself didn’t took into consideration the possibility of his crossing the pond mid-season. After all Barca is still unbeaten in Top16 and one of the Final Four favorites and that’s why they wouldn’t want to lose one of their starters. As for “Pap” he feels great in Catalonia, so far he is satisfied with his performance in Barcelona and he also wouldn’t want to leave the team before the end of season. As a result, the Texans will make their run for Papanikolaou again this summer, but no one can predict at this point what may happen until then. EuroHoops.net

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The Rockets might be watching the play of Spain’s Sergio Llull and Greece’s Kostas Papanikolaou, players not of the roster whose rights they hold, even more closely. Papanikolao, whose rights the Rockets acquired in the trade that sent Thomas Robinson to Portland, did not do much in the tournament opener, but had 10 points in 21 minutes against the strong Russian frontcourt. Llull has already established himself as a solid prospect and has played well in Fiba events, but has gotten off to a slow start this week. He made 1 of 4 shots in the blowout of Croatia and went just 1 of 3 in the upset loss to Goran Dragic and Slovenia. A 6-4 guard, Llull’s strong play for Real Madrid has earned the sort of contract that the Rockets were not ready to offer until he is ready for a significant role, but he should make the jump in a year or two making him someone worth watching. Houston Chronicle

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Dorsey, though, recently signed a two year deal with FC Barcelona in Spain. The 6'8" big man says he loves it overseas, but if the opportunity presents itself he could see himself back in the NBA. "I met with the coach, the GM, some of the players, [former Grizzly Juan Carlos] Navarro. It was amazing man. It's a little bit like Miami, the beach, the weather and everything like that, and I have an NBA out [clause] my second year so if things change and I want to come back to the NBA, I may do it," said Dorsey. Since last playing with the Raptors, Dorsey has played overseas in the top leagues in Turkey as well as Greece. WMCTV.com

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Joey Dorsey, though, recently signed a two year deal with FC Barcelona in Spain. The 6'8" big man says he loves it overseas, but if the opportunity presents itself he could see himself back in the NBA. "I met with the coach, the GM, some of the players, [former Grizzly Juan Carlos] Navarro. It was amazing man. It's a little bit like Miami, the beach, the weather and everything like that, and I have an NBA out [clause] my second year so if things change and I want to come back to the NBA, I may do it," said Dorsey. WMCTV.com

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